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Table 3 Relation between complementary nursing interventions mapped and age

From: High prevalence of skin and wound care of hospitalized elderly in Brazil: a prospective observational study

Nursing intervention n Presence of the intervention n Absence of the intervention p valuea
Average ± SD Average ± SD
Surveillance 54 73.9 ± 8.0 21 72.9 ± 7.3 0.60
Diet staging 58 72.5 ± 7.7 17 77.3 ± 7.2 0.025
Intravenous therapy 40 74.0 ± 6.3 35 73.2 ± 9.3 0.69
Bed rest care 25 71.9 ± 6.3 50 74.5 ± 8.4 0.17
Constipation 46 72.7 ± 7.9 29 75.0 ± 7.6 0.21
  1. SD standard deviation
  2. at de Student test